Willamette River (BI133)

Books on the Willamette in Chemeketa's Library

Adamus, P.R. & Field, D. (2001). Guidebook for hydrogeomorphic (HGM)-based 
      assessment of Oregon wetland and riparian sites. I. Willamette Valley Ecoregion:
      Riverine impounding and slope/flats subclasses. Salem, OR : Oregon Division of 
      State Lands. [REF 551.41 G94]
Altman, B., Henson, C. M. & Waite, I. R. (1997). Summary of Information 
      on Aquatic Biota and Their Habitats in the Willamette Basin, Oregon, through 
      1995. Portland, OR:U.S. Geological Survey (U.S. Geological Survey Water-
      Resources Investigations Report 97-4023). [577.609 AL7] Also available 
      online.  
Anderson, C. W., Wood, T. M. & Morace, J. L. (1997). Distribution of 
      Dissolved Pesticides and other Water Quality Constituents in Small Streams, 
      and Their Relation to Land Use, in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, 1996
      (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4268). 
      Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. [363.7394 An2] Also available online.

Bonn, B.A. (1995). Analysis of nutrient and ancillary water-quality data 
      for surface and ground water of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1980-90. 
      Portland, Or. : U.S. Geological Survey (U.S. Geological Survey Open-File 
      Report 95-4036). [553.7 An1]
Bonn, B. A. (1998). Dioxins and Furans in Bed Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1992-95. Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4082-D) Also available online Corning, Howard McKinley (1973). Willamette Landings, Ghost Towns of the River. Portland: Oregon Historical Society. [917.953 C81] Gleeson, George Walter (1972). The Return of a River: The Willamette River, Oregon. Corvallis Water Resources Research Institute of Oregon State University. [628.1688 G47] Hulse, D., Gregory, S. & Baker J. (Eds.) (2002). Willamette River Basin Planning Atlas Corvallis: Oregon State University Press. [Atlases 912 W67] Also available online. Jerrick, Nancy (2001). Restoring a River of Life: The Willamette Restoration Strategy. An Overview. Salem,Oregon. Willamette Restoration Initiative. [363.7394 J48] Lee, Karl K. & Risley, John C. (2002). Estimates of ground-water recharge, base flow, and stream reach gains and losses in the Willamette River basin, Oregon (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report No. 01-4215). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. [551.483 L51] Also available online. Oregon Parks and Restoration Branch, Department of Transportation (1976). A Proposal for the Willamette River Greenway. Salem, OR: The Department. [912.13337 Or3 v. 1-4] Orzol, Leonard L., Wozniak, Karl C., Meissner, Tiffany R., & Lee, Douglas B. (2000). Ground-water and water-chemistry data for the Willamette basin, Oregon (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report No. 99-4036). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. [551.49 G91] Also available online. Tanner, D.Q. (2002). Selected Elements and Organic Chemicals in Streambed Sediment in the Salem Area, Oregon, 1999 (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4194). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. [363.7394 T15] Also available online. Tetra Tech Inc. (1995). Willamette River Basin Water Quality Study. Seattle, WA: The author. [363.7 W66] Wentz, D.L., Bonn, B.A., Carpenter, K.D., Hinkle, S.R., Janet, M.L., Rinella, F.A., et al. (1998). Water quality in the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1991-95. Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. (U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1161). Also available online. Willamette River Basin Task Force (1997). Recommendations to Governor John Kitzhaber. Salem, Oregon: The Task Force. [363.7 Or3]

Articles Available Online or in Chemeketa's Library

How to Access Online Articles

Here is a selection of journal articles, most which are available online. Simply click on the article title to view the article. If you are off campus, you will need your My Chemeketa user name and password.

Allan, S.E., Sower, G.J., & Anderson, K.A. (2011). Estimating risk at a Superfund 
      site using passive sampling devices as biological surrogates in human health 
      risk models. Chemosphere, 85, 920-927. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.06.051
Alvarez, D., Perkins, S., Nilsen, E., and Morace, J. (2013). Spatial and 
      temporal trends in occurrence of emerging and legacy contaminants in the 
      Lower Columbia River 2008–2010. Science of The Total Environment, 
      (In press, corrected proof). 
Arkoosh, M.R. Boylen, D., Dietrich, J., Anuclacion, B.F., Ylitao, G., Bravo, C.F. 
      … Bravo, T.K. (2010). Disease susceptibility of salmon exposed to  
      polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). Aquatic Toxicology, 98, 51-59. 
      doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2010.01.013
Bonn, Bernadine A. (1998, March 15). Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and 
       dibenzofuranconcentration profiles in sediment and fish tissue of the 
       Willamette Basin, Oregon. Environmental Science & Technology 32, 729-735. 
       Chemeketa subscribes to this journal.
Brooks, J.R., Wigington, P.J, Jr., Phillips, D.L., Comeleo, R., & Coulombe, R. (2012). 
      Willamette River Basin surface water isoscape (δ18O and δ2H): temporal changes 
      of source water within the river. Ecosphere 3, 39. doi:10.1890/ES11-00338.1
Brouwer, Greg (2001 December). Oregon drought forces tough water control decisions.
      Civil Engineering v. 71, 18 (2p.). Chemeketa subscribes to this journal. 
Canter, L. W., Chawla, M. K., & Swor, C. T. (2014). Addressing trend-related changes 
      within cumulative effects studies in water resources planning. Environmental 
      Impact Assessment Review, 44, 58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2013.07.004
Chang, H. & Jung, I.W. (2010). Spatial and temporal changes in runoff caused 
      by climate change in a complex large river basin in Oregon. Journal of 
      Hydrology, 388,  186-207. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.04.040
Clemens, B.J., Mesa, M.G., Magie, R.J., Young, D.A., & Schreck, C.B. (2012). Pre- 
      spawning migration of adult Pacific lamprey, Entosphenus tridentatus, in the 
      Willamette River,Oregon, U.S.A.  Environmental Biology of Fishes, 93, 
      245-254. doi: 10.1007/s10641-011-9910-3
Conrad, C.P. (2006). "Location and timing of river-aquifer exchanges 
      in six tributaries to the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. 
      Journal of Hydrology, 329, 4-470. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.02.028 
Henny, C.J., Kaiser, J.L., & Grove, R.A. (2009). PCDDs, PCDFs, PCBs, 
      OC pesticides and mercury in fish and osprey eggs from Willamette River, 
      Oregon (1993, 2001 and 2006) with calculated biomagnification factors. 
      Ecotoxicology, 18, 151–173. doi:10.1007/s10646-008-0268-z
Henney, C.J., Grove, R.A., Kaiser, J.L.,  Johnson, B.L., Furl, C.V., & Letcher, R.J. 
      (2011). Dilution index partially explains observed polybrominated diphenyl  
      ether flame retardant concentrations in osprey eggs from Columbia River Basin, 
      2008–2009. Ecotoxicology, 20, 682-697. doi: 10.1007/s10646-011-0608-2
Henny, C.J., Kaiser, J.L., Grove, R.A., Bentley, V.R. & Elliott, J.E. (2003). 
      Biomagnification factors (fish to Osprey eggs from Willamette River, Oregon, 
      U.S.A.) for PCDDs, PCDFs, PCBs and OC pesticides. Environmental 
      Monitoring & Assessment 84, 275-315. 
Hines, W.G., & Rickert, D.A. (1978, June 9). River quality assessment: implications 
      of a prototype project.  Science, 200, p.1113(6). Chemeketa subscribes to this journal.
Hinck, J.E., Schmitt,  C.J., Blazer,  V.S., Denslow,  N.D.,  Bartish, T.M., Anderson, P.J.
      … Tillitt,  D.E. (2006). Environmental contaminants and biomarker responses in  
      fish from theColumbia River and its tributaries: Spatial and temporal trends. Science  
      of the Total Environment, 366, 549-578. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2005.11.008 
Hinkle, S.R., Duff, J.H., Triska, F.J., Laenen, A., Gates, E.B., Bencala, K.E., et 
      al.(2001). Linking hyporheic flow and nitrogen cycling near the Willamette River 
      - a large river in Oregon, USA. Journal of Hydrology 244, 157-180.
Hope, B.K. (2006). An assessment of anthropogenic source impacts on 
      mercury cycling in the Willamette Basin, Oregon, USA. Science of The 
      Total Environment, 356, 165-191.
Johnson, L.L., Ylitalo,  G.M., Sloan, C.A. Anulacion, B.F., Kagleya, A.N., Arkoosh, M.R. 
      … & Collier,  T.K. (2007). Persistent organic pollutants in outmigrant juvenile 
      chinook salmon from the Lower Columbia Estuary, USA. Science of The Total Environment, 
      374, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.11.051
Jorgensen, J. C., McClure, M. M., Sheer, M. B., & Munn, N. L. (2013, December). Combined Effects 
      of Climate Change and Bank Stabilization on Shallow Water Habitats of Chinook Salmon. 
      Conservation Biology, 27, 1201-1211. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12168
      Chemeketa subscribes to this journal in paper format
Jung, I.-L., & Chang, H. (2011). Assessment of future runoff trends under multiple 
      climate change scenarios in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, USA. Hydrological 
      Processes, 25, 258 – 277. doi: 10.1002/hyp.7842
Kannan, K., Grove, R.A., Senthilkumar, K., Henny, C.J., & Giesy, J.P. (1999). Butyltin 
      compounds in river otters (Lutra canadensis) from the northwestern United States. 
      Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 36, 462-468. 
      doi:10.1021/es0205028
Kent, M.L., Watral, V.G. Whipps, C.M., Cunningham, M.E., Criscione, C.D., Heidel, J.R. 
      … Markle, D.F. (2004). A digenean cetacercaria (Apophallus sp.) and a 
      myxozoan (Myxobolus sp.) associated with vertebral deformities in cyprinid fishes 
      from the Willamette River, Oregon. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 16, 116–129. 
      Retrieved March 11, 2011, from http://www.bio.tamu.edu/USERS/criscione/publications/
      04_kent_et_al_JAAH04.pdf
Konrad, C.P. (2006). Location and timing of river-aquifer exchanges in six 
      tributaries to the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. 
      Journal of Hydrology, 329, 444-470. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.02.028
Larson, Douglas W. (2001, Spring) Technological promises, scientific disputes. 
      National Forum, 6 (2 p.). Retrieved March 11, 2011 from Academic
       OneFile database. 
      Full text is available online. Chemeketa does not subscribe to this periodical.
McFall, K. (2003, November 3). Portland's 'Big Pipe Project' Gets Down to The Big 
      Grind. ENR: Engineering News-Record 251, 15. Retrieved March 11, 2011, from 
      LexisNexis Academic database.  Full text is available online.  Chemeketa subscribes 
      to this journal.
Naik, P.K. & Jay, D.A. (2011). Distinguishing human and climate influences on the Columbia 
      River: Changes in mean flow and sediment transport. Journal of Hydrology, 404, 
      259–277. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.035
Qian, Song S., & Anderson, Chaucey W. (1999, August 17). Exploring factors 
      controlling the variability of pesticide concentrations in the Willamette 
      River. Enviromental Science & Technology 33, 3332-3340. Chemeketa 
      subscribes to this publication. 
River of risk. (December 2000). [A series of articles from the Oregonian newspaper.]  
      Retrieved January 2, 2003, from http://www.oregonlive.com/special/river/
Seedang, S., Fernald, A.G., Adams, R.M., and Landers, D.H. (2008). Economic 
      analysis of water temperature reduction practices in a large river floodplain: An 
      exploratory study of the Willamette River, Oregon. River Research and 
      Applications, 24, 941-959. doi:10.1002/rra.1112
Stone, Michael A. (2002, October). Rapid delivery. Civil Engineering 72, 70-73.
      Chemeketa subscribes to this journal.
Tague, C. and Grant, G.E. (2004). A geological framework for interpreting the 
      low-flow regimes of Cascade streams, Willamette River Basin, Oregon. Water 
      Resources Research, 40, W04303. doi:10.1029/2003WR002629
Tunnel system to keep Portland's waterways clean (2000 September).
      Civil Engineering v. 70, 24 (2/3 p.). Chemeketa 
      subscribes to this periodical.
Wallick, J.R., Lancaster, S.T., & Bolte, J.P. Determination of bank erodibility 
      for natural and anthropogenic bank materials using a model of lateral migration 
      and observed erosion along the Willamette River, Oregon, USA. River Research 
      and Applications, 22, 631-649. DOI: 10.1002/rra.925
Wigington P.J., Jr, et al. (2003). Nitrate removal effectiveness of a riparian 
      buffer along a small agricultural stream in western Oregon. Journal 
      of Environmental Quality 32, 162-70. Retrieved March 16, 2011, from 
      https://www.agronomy.org/publications/jeq/articles/32/1/162
Willamette cleaner, but there's more to do.  (April 14, 2004). The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR), p. A13.

Technical Reports and Other Publications Available on the Internet

Altman, B., Henson, C. M. & Waite, I. R. (1997). Summary of information 
      on aquatic biota and their habitats in the Willamette basin, Oregon, through 
      1995. Portland, OR:U.S. Geological Survey (U.S. Geological Survey Water-
      Resources Investigations Report 97-4023). Retrieved November 12, 2002, from
      http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Online/Pdf/97-4023.pdf

      Description: 174 p. (3 MB).
Anderson, C. W., Wood, T. M. & Morace, J. L. (1997). Distribution of 
      dissolved pesticides and other water quality constituents in small streams, 
      and their relation to land use, in the Willamette River basin, Oregon, 1996
      (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4268). 
      Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved January 30, 2007, from
      http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Pdf/97-4268.pdf

      Description: 87 p. (1.9 MB).
Andrus, C.W., Landers, D., Erway, M.L., Sharps, D.Cline, S.P. (1997). Ecological 
      functions of off-channel habitat, Willamette River, Oregon : final research plan. 
      Corvallis, OR: National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory.
      Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1957/4864. 
Annear, R.L., Wells, S.A., Berger, C.J., McKillip, M., Khan, S.J. (2003). 
      Willamette River System Temperature Waste Load Allocation Model.  In 
      Getting It Done: The Role of TMDL Implementation in Watershed Restoration, 
      October 29-30, 2003, Stevenson, WA. Pullman: State of Washington Water 
      Research Center. Retrieved March 16, 2004, from 
      http://www.swwrc.wsu.edu/conference2003/pdf/Proceedings/Proceedings/
      Session%208B/PAPER_Annear.pdf

      Description: 10 p. (369 KB)
Anthony, S.E., Prahl, F.G., & Peterson, T.D. (2012). Methane dynamics in the  
      Willamette River, Oregon. Limnology and Oceanography 57, 1517-1530. doi:
      10.4319/lo.2012.57.5.1517
Berger, C.J., Annear, R. L. & Wells, S.A. (2002). Willamette River and Columbia 
      River waste load allocation model. Paper presented at the 2nd Federal 
      InterAgency Hydrologic Modeling Conference, Las Vegas, July 28-Aug 1, 2002. 
      RetreivedMarch 13, 2003 from 
      http://www.ce.pdx.edu/~scott/pubs/Willamette_River.pdf

      Description:12 p. (203 KB)
Bonn, B. A. (1998). Dioxins and furans in bed sediment and fish tissue of the 
      Willamette basin, Oregon, 1992-95. Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey.
      (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4082-D)
      Retrieved November 12, 2002, from 
      http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Pdf/97-4082d.pdf

      Description: 12 p. (305 KB)
Buck, J. & Kaiser, J.L. (2011, March 11). Contaminant concentrations in osprey 
      (Pandion haliaetus) eggs from Portland Harbor and surrounding areas: Data 
      summary report.  Portland, OR: The Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee 
      Council.  Retrieved from http://www.fws.gov/OregonFWO/Contaminants/
      PortlandHarbor/Documents/Osprey_FinalDataSummaryReport11.pdf
Case study: The Willamette River basin (2000). In Bingham, Tayler H., Bondelid,
      Timothy R., Depro, Brooks M, Figueroa, Ruth C., Hauber, A. Brett, Unger, 
      Suzanne J., et al.  A Benefits assessment of water pollution control 
      programs since 1972: Part 1, the benefits of point source controls for 
      conventional pollutants in rivers and streams, Final report (RTI Project 
      No. 6600-4). Research Triangle Park, NC: Research Triangle Institute. Retrieved 
      June 4, 2002 from http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/economics/assessment.pdf
      (989 K)
Buck, J. & Kaiser, J.L. (2011, March 11). Contaminant Concentrations in Osprey 
      (Pandion haliaetus) Eggs from Portland Harbor and Surrounding Areas: Data 
      Summary Report.  Portland, OR: The Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee Council.  
      Retrieved from http://www.fws.gov/OregonFWO/Contaminants/PortlandHarbor/Documents/
      Osprey_FinalDataSummaryReport11.pdf
Conlon, T.D., et al. (2005). Ground-water hydrology of the Willamette basin, 
      Oregon (U.S. Geological Survey scientific Investigations Report no. 2005-5168). 
      Reston, VA: U.S. Geological survey. Retrieved April 4, 2006, from 
      http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2005/5168/
Curtis, L., Anderson, K., Jenkins, J., Kent, M., & Markle, D. (2003). 
      Environmental stresses and fish  in the Willamette River: 
      Project Status Report. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University.
      Retrieved March 11, 2011 from http://www.ipmnet.org/Pesticide_Toxicology/R
      eports_Other/OWEB_final_report.pdf

      Description: 17 p. (266 KB) See also final report, below.
Dole, D. & Niemi, E.. (2002). The Future of Municipal water resources in the 
      Willamette River basin: A basin-level analysis. Washington, DC: National 
      Center for Environmental Economics. (Working Paper No. 02-01). Retrieved March 17, 
      2005, from http://yosemite.epa.gov/ee/epa/eed.nsf/WPNumberNew/2002-01?OpenDocument

      Description: Forecast of water-supply issues. 35 pp.
Ellis, S.G. (2000). Characterization of skeletal deformities in three species of 
      juvenile fish from the Willamette River Basin, February 2000. Salem, OR: Oregon 
      Department of Environmental Quality. (Willamette River Basin Studies: Ecological 
      Health Technical Study; EVS Project No. 2/839-02).  Retrieved January 7, 2003, 
      from http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/willamette/docs/studies/fsdrpt.pdf

      Description: 50 p. (408 KB) report on fish  in naturally-occurring 
      fish populations in the "Newberg Pool;" prepared by EVS Environment Consultants 
      for Oregon DEQ.
EVS Environment Consultants, Inc. (2000).   In situ bioassay for fish embryo
      development, September 2000. Salem, OR: Oregon Department of Environmental 
      Quality. (Willamette River Basin Studies: Ecological Health Technical 
      Study; EVS Project No. 2/839-02).  Retrieved January 7, 2003, from 
      http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/willamette/docs/studies/fedrpt.pdf 

      Description: 46 p. (4.9 MB) study on the use of rainbow trout embryos to 
      investigate fish  in the "Newberg Pool," prepared by EVS 
      Environment Consultants for Oregon DEQ.
EVS Environment Consultants, Inc. (2000).  Human health risk assessment of chemical 
      contaminants in four fish species from the Middle Willamette River, November 21, 
      2000. Salem, OR: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. (Willamette River 
      Basin Studies: Human Health Technical Study; EVS Project No. 2/839-01). Retrieved 
      January 30, 2007, from http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/willamette/docs/studies/hhrarpt.pdf

      Description: 112 p. (4.3 MB) study on the risk of eating fish from the Middle 
      Willamette River, prepared by EVS Environment Consultants for Oregon DEQ.
Fernald, A. (2002). Groundwater/surface water interactions. In Proceedings, 
      46th Annual New Mexico Water Conference : New Mexico watershed management, 
      restoration, utilization, and protection, November 5-7, 2001, La Fonda, 
      Santa Fe (WRRI Report No 323). Las Cruces, N.M.: New Mexico 
      Water Resources Research Institute. Retrieved June 11, 2003, from 
      http://wrri.nmsu.edu/publish/watcon/proc46/fernald.pdf

      Description: A conference paper about ground water and surface water
      interactions; the bulk of the paper deals with research done on the 
      Willamette River.
Fernald, A., Landers, D., and Wigington, P.J., Jr. (2000). Water quality 
      effects of hyporheic processing.  Corvallis, OR: U.S. Environmental 
      Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory. 
      (NTIS No. PB2000-107420)Retrieved May 20, 2002 from http://www.ntis.gov
Frentress, J. (2010). Stream DOC, nitrate, chloride and SUVA response to land 
      use during winter baseflow conditions in sub-basins of the Willamette River 
      Basin, OR. (Master's thesis). Retreieved from  http://hdl.handle.net/1957/16419
Friesen, T.A. (Ed.) (2005, March). Biology, behavior, and resources of resident 
      and anadromous fish in the Lower Willamette River: Final report of 
      research, 2000-2004. Clackamas, OR: Oregon Department of Fish and 
      Wildlife.  Reitrieved January 30, 2013, from http://www.dfw.state.or.us/
      fish/oscrp/CRI/docs/wfsreport2005-Final.pdf

Gannett M.W. & Caldwell R.R. (1998).  Geologic framework of the Willamette 
      Lowland aquifer system, Oregon and Washington (US Geological Survey 
      Professional Paper no. P 1424-A). Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved
      April 4, 2006, from http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1424A

      Description: 32 p., 8 plates.
Gregory, S., Ashkenas, L. & Nygard, C. (2007). Summary report to assist development 
      of ecosystem flow recommendations for the Coast Fork and the Middle Fork 
      of the Willamette River, Oregon. Corvallis, OR: Institute for Water and Watersheds, 
      Oregon State University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1957/5965 
GSI Water Solutions, Inc., & Hart Crowser, Inc. (2010). Field and data report : 
      downtown Portland sediment characterization: Willamette River, Portland, Oregon. 
      Portland, OR: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Retrieved from: 
      http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/cu/nwr/Willamette/FieldDataReportPhaseII.pdf

Description: Additional documentation at:  http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/cu/nwr/willametteriver.htm
Haddad, J., Ellis, S., & Read, L. (2000). Characterization of bacteria concentrations
      at water recreational sites in the Middle Willamette River, July 1999. Salem, 
      OR: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. (Willamette River Basin Studies: 
      Human Health Technical Study; EVS Project No. 2/839-01).  Retrieved March 
      18, 2003, from http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/willamette/docs/studies/bacteriarpt.pdf

      Description: 23 p. (1 MB) report and appendices by EVS Environment Consultants,
       Inc., for DEQ.
Hägglöf, K. (1996). Working paper: The implementation of the stochastic branch 
      and bound method for applications in river basin water quality management

      (IIASA  WP-96-89). Laxenburg, Austria: International Institute for Applied 
      Systems Analysis. Retrieved March 19, 2003, from 
      http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Publications/Documents/WP-96-089.pdf

      Description: 12 p. (274 KB) Describes a mathematical model, an extension of a 
      stochastic branch and bound method,applied to water quality management, as 
      exemplified by the Willamette River.
Hall, B. (2011, January 15). The Willamette River Project changing course: 
      Support is building for floodplain restoration. Albany Democrat Herald. Retrieved from 
      http://democratherald.com/news/local/article_72533502-213c-11e0-a049-001cc4c03286.html
Harrison, H. E., Anderson, C. W., Rinella, F. A., Gasser, T. M.& Pogue, T. R., Jr.
      (1997). Analytical data from phases I and II of the Willamette River basin 
      water quality study, Oregon, 1992-94 (Rev. ed.). Portland, OR: U.S. 
      Geological Survey(U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-373). Retrieved 
      November 14, 2002, 
      from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Online/Pdf/95-373.pdf

      Description: "This report presents trace-element, organic-compound (pesticides, 
      volatile and semivolatile organic compounds, and dioxin and furan compounds), 
      and nutrient concentration data from the analyses of water column, suspended-
      sediment, and bed-sediment samples." 171 p. (2234K)
Hart Crowser, Inc. (2002). Lower Willamette River reference area study, U.S. Army 
      Corps of Engineers, Portland, Oregon. [Seattle, WA]: The author. 
      Retrieved from 
      http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/docs/d_sediment/Reports/Willamette/willamette_ref_02.pdf

      Description: "This reference area study is part of a comprehensive
      effort by the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to develop a Dredged 
      Material Management Plan (DMMP) for the Willamette River. Reference 
      areas are defined as locations from which reference sediments are 
      obtained to be used as part of a biological testing program." 114 p. 
      (8173K)
Herrett, T.A., Hess, G.W., House, J.G., Ruppert, G.P. & Courts, M.L. (2003). 
      Water Resources Data for Oregon, Water Year 2002 (U.S. Geological 
      Survey Water-Data Report OR-02-1). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. 
      Retrieved March 16, 2004, from http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/wdr/WDR-OR-02/

      Description: The report is available in two .PDF formats: a full report with 
      appendices (l1 Megabytes), or a version in which the portions of the report are 
      separate files.
Herrett, T.A., Hess, G.W., House, J.G., Ruppert, G.P. & Courts, M.L. (2004). 
      Water Resources Data for Oregon, Water Year 2003 (U.S. Geological 
      Survey Water-Data Report OR-04-1). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. 
      Retrieved April 4, 2006, from http://pubs.usgs.gov/wdr/WDR-OR-03/

      Description: The report is available in PDF format (6.5 Mb).
Herrett, T.A., Hess, G.W., House, J.G., Ruppert, G.P. & Courts, M.L. (2005). 
      Water Resources Data for Oregon, Water Year 2004 (U.S. Geological 
      Survey Water-Data Report OR-04-1). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. 
      Retrieved April 4, 2006, from http://pubs.usgs.gov/wdr/2004/wdr-or-04/

      Description: The report is available in PDF format in sections by river basin.
Herrett, T.A., Hess, G.W., Stewart, M.A., Ruppert, G.P. & Courts, M.L. (2006). 
      Water Resources Data for Oregon, Water Year 2005 (U.S. Geological 
      Survey Water-Data Report OR-05-1). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. 
      Retrieved April 4, 2006, from http://pubs.usgs.gov/wdr/2005/wdr-or-05/

      Description: The report is available in PDF format in sections by river basin.
Hughes, R. (2008). Willamette River Water quality map. Corvallis, OR: 
      Institute for Water and Watersheds, Oregon State University. Retrieved 
      from http://water.oregonstate.edu/projects/willwq.htm
      
      Description: Links to files for front and back of map.
Hulse, D., Gregory, S. & Baker J. (Eds.) (2002). Willamette River Basin Planning 
      Atlas Corvallis: Oregon State University Press. Retrieved April 5, 2006, 
      from http://www.fsl.orst.edu/pnwerc/wrb/Atlas_web_compressed/PDFtoc.html
Laenen, A. & Risley, J. C. (1997). Precipitation-runoff and streamflow-
      routing models for the  Willamette River basin, Oregon. (U.S. 
      Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4284).  
      Portland, OR: U.S.Geological Survey. Retrieved March 15, 2005, from 
      http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/wri/wri954284

      Description: 197 pp.
Lee, K.K. (1995). Stream Velocity and Dispersion Characteristics Determined 
      by Dye-Tracer Studies on Selected Stream Reaches in the Willamette River 
      Basin, Oregon (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 
      Report 95–4078). Portland, OR: OR: U.S. Geological Survey.  Retrieved 
      March 19, 2003, from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Online/Pdf/95-4078.pdf

      Description: 48 pp.
McAllister, Lynne S., Dwire, Kathleen A., & Griffith, Stephen. M. (2000). Vegetation
      Characterization of three contrasting riparian areas, Willamette Valley, Oregon. 
      Corvallis, Or.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,  National Health and Ecological
      Effects Research Laboratory.  (NTIS No. PB 2000-207427) Retrieved May 20, 2002, 
      from http://www.ntis.gov
Lee, Karl K. & Risley, John C. (2002).  Estimates of ground-water recharge, base
      flow, and stream reach gains and losses in the Willamette River basin, Oregon
      (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report No. 01-4215). 
      Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved January
      30, 2007, from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/WRIR01-4215/wri014215.pdf

      Description: 5.8 MB.
Lower Willamette. (1997). In The Incidence and severity of sediment contamination
      in surface waters of the United States, Vol. 2 (pp. 487-494). Washington,
      D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology.
      (EPA 823-R-97-007) Retrieved January 10, 2003, from 
      http://www.epa.gov/nepis/srch.htm
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. (1999).  Portland Harbor Sediment 
      Management Plan. [Portland]: The Department. Retrieved May 2, 2003, from 
      http://www.deq.state.or.us/nwr/PortlandHarbor/phsmp/contents.htm  

      Description: Divided by sections into numerous separate PDF files.
Oregon Water Resources Department (2001). Willamette Basin reservoir study 2001 
      update. Salem: Oregon Water Resources Department. Retrieved March 18, 2002 from 
      http://egov.oregon.gov/OWRD/mgmt_res_study.shtml

      Description: Gives background of the reservoir study.
Orzol, Leonard L., Wozniak, Karl C., Meissner, Tiffany R., & Lee, Douglas B. (2000).      
      Ground-water and water-chemistry data for the Willamette basin, Oregon (U.S. 
      Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report No. 99-4036).  
      Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved November 12, 
      2002, from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Online/Pdf/99-4036.pdf

      Description: 141 p. (5.4 MB).
Pogue, T. R.; Anderson, C. W. (1995). Processes controlling dissolved oxygen 
      and pH in the upper  Willamette River basin, Oregon, 1994. (U.S. 
      Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report No. 95-4205).  
      Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved January 30, 2007, from
      http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/wri/wri954205

      Description: 71 pp.
Rinella, F.A. & Janet, M.L. (1998). Seasonal and spatial variability of 
      nutrients and pesticides in streams of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 
      1993-95 (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 
      97-4082-C). Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey.  Retrieved March 19, 
      2003, from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Online/Pdf/97-4082c.pdf

      Description: 72 pp.
Rounds, S. (2007). Temperature effects of point sources, riparian shading, 
      and dam operations on the Willamette River, Oregon (U.S. Geological Survey 
      Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5185). Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey.
       Retrieved from http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5185/pdf/sir20075185.pdf
Tanner, D.Q. (2002). Selected elements and organic chemicals in streambed 
      sediment in the Salem area, Oregon, 1999 (U.S. Geological Survey 
      Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4194).  Portland, OR: U.S.
      Geological Survey.  Retrieved November 14, 2002, from 
      http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/WRIR02-4194/

      Description: Streams in Salem, Oregon, are analyzed for contaminants such 
      as metals and pesticides. The majority of sites are found to exceed sediment 
      quality guidelines.  43 p. (5000K) 
Roy F. Weston, Inc. (1998).  Portland Harbor Sediment Investigation Report, 
      Multmomah County, Oregon (Environmental Protection Agency Report No. 
      EPA 910-R-98-006).  Seattle, WA: The author. Retrieved June 3, 2002 from 
      http://www.epa.gov/OW-OWM.html/wquality/benefits.htm. (6,072 K)
Villeneuve, D.L., Curtis, L.R., Jenkins, J.J., Warner, K.E., Tilton, F.A., 
      Kent, M.L., et al. (2005, July). Final report: Environmental stresses and skeletal 
       in fish from the Willamette River, Oregon, USA. Corvallis: 
      Oregon State University Department of Environmental and Molecular 
      Toxicology, Department of Microbiology, and Department of Fisheries and 
      Wildlife. Retrieved March 11, 2011, from 
      http://hdl.handle.net/1957/132
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Pacific Region Water Management Division ([continually updated]). 
      Willamette River basin,.  Portland, OR: The author.  
      
      Description: Information on water control projects along the Willamette River. 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (2002). Sediment quality evaluation  
       reports. Portland, OR: The author.  Retrieved November 7, 2002, 
       from http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/ec/h/hr/sqer.htm

      Description:  Reports include analysis of sediment samples obtained at 
      multiple locations in the Willamette River from 1988 to 2002. The reports 
      include tables showing the levels of various pollutants.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development. (2002). 
      Willamette basin alternative futures analysis: Environmental assessment 
      approach that facilitates consensus building. Washington, DC: U.S. 
      Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved March 18, 2003, from 
      http://www.epa.gov/wed/pages/projects/alternativefutures/ninepager.pdf

      Description: Document describes alternative scenarios for the Willamette 
      Basin in the year 2050 assuming a variety of management plans. 9 pp.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Science and Technology. (December 
      2001). Ambient water quality criteria recommendations: Information 
      supporting the development of state and tribal nutrient criteria for rivers 
      and streams in Nutrient Ecoregion I, Willamette and Central Valleys.... 
      Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved May 
      5, 2004, from 
      http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/nutrient/ecoregions
      /rivers/rivers_1.pdf

	Description: Statistics and recommendations for establishing criteria
      for values of causal variables (nitrogen and phosphorous) and response
      variables (turbidity and chlorophyll a).
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water. (2001, December). 
      Ambient water quality criteria recommendations information supporting the 
      development of state and tribal nutrient criteria: Rivers and streams in 
      nutrient ecoregion I: Willamette and Central Valleys including all or 
      parts ofthe states of Washington, Oregon and California and the 
      authorized Tribes within the region.Washington, DC: The author. (EPA 
      822-B-01-012). Retrieved March 17, 2005, from 
      http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/nutrient/ecoregions/rivers/rivers_1.pdf

      Description: 125 pp.
U.S. Geological Survey (2001). Published Reports -- Willamette NAWQA. Retrieved 
      January 30, 2007 from http://or.water.usgs.gov/projs_dir/pn366/nawqa_pubs.html

      Description: Published reports on the Willamette from the National Water 
      Quality Assesment. Many available online. Abstracts also available in html.
U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon District (2001). USGS Water Resources of Oregon.  
      Retrieved from http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/online_list.html

      Description: Online publications on the Willamette River.
U.S. National Center for Environmental Research (2000). 2000 progress report:
      Establishing correlations between upland forest management practices and 
      the economic consequences of stream turbidity in municipal supply watersheds 

      (EPA Grant No. R825822). Retrieved May 31, 2002 from 
      http://cfpub1.epa.gov/ncer_abstracts/index.cfm/fuseaction/display.abstractDetail/
      abstract/727/report/2000

      Description: Progress report of a research project aimed at estimating the 
      cost of downstream sedimentation caused by land and reservoir management and 
      coordinating with stakeholders to manage those costs.
Wentz, D.L., Bonn, B.A., Carpenter, K.D., Hinkle, S.R., Janet, M.L., Rinella, F.A., 
      et al. (1998). Water quality in the Willamette basin, Oregon, 
      1991-95.  Portland, OR: U.S. Geological Survey. (U.S. Geological
      Survey Circular 1161). Retrieved November 12, 2002, from 
      http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/circ/circ1161/index.html

      Description: 3 MB.
Whitehead, R.L. (1994). Puget-Willamette Trough regional aquifer system In Ground 
      water atlas of the United States: Idaho, Oregon, Washington (Hydrologic 
      investigations atlas HA 730-H).  Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 
      18 March 2014, from http://pubs.usgs.gov/ha/ha730/ch_h/H-text10.html

      Description: Examines the aquifer system underlying the Willamette Valley 
      and its effect on the environment.
Willamette Restoration Initiative. (2004). Draft Willamette subbasin plan 
      prepared for the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. [Salem, 
      OR: The author.]

      Note: 7 MB.  
Willamette River Case Study.  (2000). In Tetra Tech, Inc. Progress in water quality : 
      An evaluation of the national investment in municipal wastewater treatment 
      (pp. 13-1-13-13 ) (Environmental Protection Agency Report No. EPA/832/R-00/008). 
      Washington, D.C.: Environmental Protection Agency Office Of Water. 
      Retrieved May 20, 2002, from the NEPIS system: http://www.epa.gov/clhtml/
      Also available at http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=20009NCX.txt
Willamette River Example QUAL2E Model. (1997). In U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
      Office Of Water. Technical Guidance Technical Guidance Manual for Developing 
      Total Maximum Daily Loads. Book 2. Streams and Rivers. Part 1. Biochemical Oxygen 
      Demand/Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrients/Eutrophication (Appendix B) 
      (Environmental Protection Agency Report No. EPA/823/B-97/002).  Washington, D.C.: 
      Author. Retrieved May 20, 2002, from the NEPIS system: http://www.epa.gov/clhtml/
Willamette River TMDLs Council. (2003). Willamette Basin Mercury Study. [Salem, 
      OR]: Department of Environmental Quality. Retrieved March 16, 2004, from 
      http://www.deq.state.or.us/lab/wqm/wbmercurystudy.htm

      Description: 18 pp.
Wood, T.M. (2001). Herbicide use in the management of roadside vegetation, western
      Oregon, 1999-2000: Effects on water quality of nearby streams. Portland, OR:
      U.S. Geological Survey, 2001.  Retrieved March 17, 2003, from 
      http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs/Abstracts/01-4065.html

      Description: Describes an experiment to test the degree to which roadside 
      spraying contributes to the load of herbicides a Willamette Valley stream.

Web Sites

Oregon Plan  For Salmon and Watersheds (2001). Welcome to the Oregon Plan! Retrieved 
      March 16 , 2004, from http://www.oregon-plan.org

      Description: Includes 2001 Oregon report, Oregon plan for Salmon, 
      team activities,  photographs, and maps.
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (2004, December). Willamette River Basin Website 
      Retrieved March 15, 2005 at http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/willamette/willamette.htm

      Description: Basic information about the Willamette River Basin. Enviromental 
      problems and physical characteristics. Includes the "303(d)" list of stream segments 
      which do not meet federal standards, TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Load), fact sheets, 
      progress reports, and the DEQ Groundwater Quality page. Many new reports on TMDLs for 
      bacteria, mercury, etc.
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. (2007). Portland Harbor Site. Retrieved January
      30, 2007, from http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/cu/nwr/PortlandHarbor/index.htm
      PortlandHarbor/ph.htm

      Description: Information and documents pertaining to the stretch of the 
      Willamette known as Portland Harbor, which has been placed on the National 
      Priorities List by the EPA.
Oregon Governor. (n.d.). Willamette River Legacy. Salem, OR: Governor. 
      Retrieved April 5, 2006, from http://governor.oregon.gov/Gov/
      Willamette_River_Legacy/restore.shtml

      Description: Governor's site with descriptions of actions being taken to 
      restore the Willamette River.
Oregon Water Resources Department (2002). State of Oregon Water Resources Department.  
      Retrieved March 17, 2005 from http://www.wrd.state.or.us/OWRD/index.shtml

      Description: Contains links to archives of OWRD documents. Also has 
      links to real-time and historial stream flow measurements. Measurements at 
      some locations include temperature and dissolved oxygen.
The Pacific Northwest Ecosystem Research Consortium (n.d.). The Pacific Northwest 
      Ecosystem Research Consortium.  Retrieved June 3, 2002 from 
      http://oregonstate.edu/dept/pnw-erc/

      Description: Home page of a consortium dedicated to the human ecology of 
      the Pacific Northwest.  Includes Willamette Valley datasets and links to other
      resources.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, (2001). Graphics: Willamette. 
      Retrieved April 4, 2006 from http://www.nwd-wc.usace.army.mil/nwp/graphics/willamette.html

      Description: Streamflow and river level information that is updated every hour.
U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service. Northwest Regional Office. (2006). Consultation 
      Query Page, Endangered Species Act Biological Opinions and Essential Fish Habitat 
      Conservation Recommendations. [Seattle, WA]: The Office.
      
      Description: Lets the user look up Biological Opinions; click 
      "Advanced Search" to search by Activity Location, e.g., Willamette.
      A Biological Opinion, or BO, is prepared by the Fish and Wildlife 
      Service or National Marine Fisheries Service to document effects of an action 
      on species listed under the Endangered Species Act. The Act requires  
      consulation when the Biological Opinion shows that a proposed action may affect 
      a species listed as threatened or endangered or its critical habitat. A BO 
      may discuss, for example, dissolved oxygen, temperature, and pH.

Further Resources

Full texts of the following articles are not available online and Chemeketa does not subscribe to the periodicals, but they may be found in other libraries or obtained by interlibrary loan.

Carpenter, Kurt D., & Waite, Ian R. (September, 2000) Relations of Habitat-Specific Algal 
      Assemblages to Land Use and Water Chemistry in the Willamette Basin, Oregon.  
      Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 64, 247-257. Abstract only available 
      online.
Fernald, A.G., Wigington, P.J., & Landers, D.H. (2001) Transient storage and 
      hyporheic flow along the Willamette River, Oregon: Field measurements and 
      model estimates. Water Resources Research 37, 1681-1694. Abstract only 
      available at
      http://www.epa.gov/wed/pages/publications/abstracts/archive2001/fernald01.htm.
Gannett, Marshall W., & Woodward, Dennis G. (1997) Groundwater and Surface-Water 
      Relations inthe Willamette Valley, Oregon. In Dunnette, Antonius; Laenen, 
      David A. (Eds.) River Quality; Dynamics and Restoration. International River 
      Quality Symposium (pp. 131-139). Boca-Raton, FL: CRC/Lewis.
Herlihy, Alan, Kaufmann, Phillip R., Reynolds Lou, Li, Judith, & Robison, George E. 
      (1997). Developing Indicators of Ecological Condition in the Willamette Basin.
       In Dunnette, Antonius; Laenen, David A. (Eds.) River Quality; Dynamics And 
       Restoration. International River Quality Symposium. Boca-Raton, FL: CRC/Lewis.
Hope B. (2003). A basin-specific aquatic food web biomagnification model for estimation 
      of mercury target levels. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 22, 
      2525-37. Abstract only is available at 
      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=PureSearch&db=PubMed&details_term=14552019%5BUID%5D.
Laenen, A., & Bencala, K.E. (2001) Transient Storage Assessments of Dye-Tracer 
      Injections in Rivers of the Willamette Basin, Oregon. Journal of the 
      American Water Resources Association 37, 367-377.
Laenen, A. & Dojlido, J.R. (1997) The Willamette and Vistula rivers; 
      contrast and comparison. In Dunnette, Antonius; Laenen, David A. (Eds.) 
      River Quality; Dynamics and Restoration. International River 
      Quality Symposium (pp. 117-130).  Boca-Raton, FL: CRC/Lewis.
Laenen, A. & Risley, J.C. (1997). Precipitation-runoff and streamflow-routing 
      modeling as a foundation for water-quality simulation in the Willamette 
      River basin, Oregon. In Dunnette, Antonius; Laenen, David A. (Eds.) River 
      Quality; Dynamics and Restoration. International River Quality Symposium
      (pp. 117-130).  Boca-Raton, FL: CRC/Lewis.
Thomas, C.M., & Anthony, R.G. (1999 December) Environmental Contaminants in great 
      blue herons (Ardea herodias) from the Lower Columbia and Willamette Rivers, 
      Oregon and Washington. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry vol. 18, 
      2804-2816. Abstract only available at
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0269-7491(02)00220-8.
Wentz D.A., Waite I.R. & Rinella F.A. (July 1998). Comparison of Streambed 
      Sediment and Aquatic Biota as Media for Characterizing Trace Elements 
      and Organochlorine Compounds in the Willamette Basin, Oregon. 
      Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 51 pp. 673-693. Abstract 
      only available at http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Abstracts/wentz_ema_abs.html

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